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  • Supreme Court leaves door open to curbing partisan districts

    Supreme Court leaves door open to curbing partisan districts

    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:05 PM EDT2018-06-21 22:05:03 GMT
    The Supreme Court is resolving partisan redistricting cases from Wisconsin and Maryland without ruling on the broader issue of whether electoral maps can give an unfair advantage to a political party.More >>
    The Supreme Court is resolving partisan redistricting cases from Wisconsin and Maryland without ruling on the broader issue of whether electoral maps can give an unfair advantage to a political party.More >>
  • Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create 'Space Force'

    Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create 'Space Force'

    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:05 PM EDT2018-06-21 22:05:01 GMT
    The White House is establishing a new policy for reducing satellite clutter in space.More >>
    The White House is establishing a new policy for reducing satellite clutter in space.More >>
  • Director: FBI won't repeat mistakes noted in watchdog report

    Director: FBI won't repeat mistakes noted in watchdog report

    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:04 PM EDT2018-06-21 22:04:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz, left, and FBI Director Christopher Wray wait to testify as the Senate Judiciary Committee examines the internal report of the FBI's Clinton email probe and the role ...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz, left, and FBI Director Christopher Wray wait to testify as the Senate Judiciary Committee examines the internal report of the FBI's Clinton email probe and the role ...
    The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee says the Justice Department has a "serious credibility problem.".More >>
    The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee says the Justice Department has a "serious credibility problem.".More >>
  • The Latest: Cruz promises bill to deal with border crisis

    The Latest: Cruz promises bill to deal with border crisis

    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:04 PM EDT2018-06-21 22:04:55 GMT
    (U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, rest in one of the cag...(U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, rest in one of the cag...
    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says officials will not apologize for enforcing immigration laws that result in the separation of children from their parents.More >>
    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says officials will not apologize for enforcing immigration laws that result in the separation of children from their parents.More >>
  • Romania: Criminal justice revisions worsen graft worries

    Romania: Criminal justice revisions worsen graft worries

    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:04 PM EDT2018-06-21 22:04:52 GMT
    Romanian lawmakers approved criminal justice changes that critics called a setback for prosecuting corruption, votes that came after an American diplomat urged Romania to keep fighting corruption to prevent...More >>
    Romanian lawmakers approved criminal justice changes that critics called a setback for prosecuting corruption, votes that came after an American diplomat urged Romania to keep fighting corruption to prevent "hostile powers" from undermining the country.More >>
  • US urges Russia to release political and religious prisoners

    US urges Russia to release political and religious prisoners

    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:04 PM EDT2018-06-21 22:04:34 GMT
    The Trump administration says it's "deeply concerned" by a growing number of political and religious prisoners held by Russia.More >>
    The Trump administration says it's "deeply concerned" by a growing number of political and religious prisoners held by Russia.More >>
  • Lower costs, fewer benefits in new health insurance option

    Lower costs, fewer benefits in new health insurance option

    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:04 PM EDT2018-06-21 22:04:20 GMT
    Trump administration prepares to announce a new insurance option for small firms and self-employed people.More >>
    Trump administration prepares to announce a new insurance option for small firms and self-employed people.More >>
  • NIH ends alcohol study, citing funding, credibility problems

    NIH ends alcohol study, citing funding, credibility problems

    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:04 PM EDT2018-06-21 22:04:09 GMT
    The National Institutes of Health is shutting down a study that was supposed to show if a single drink a day could prevent heart attacks, citing ethical problems.More >>
    The National Institutes of Health is shutting down a study that was supposed to show if a single drink a day could prevent heart attacks, citing ethical problems.More >>
  • Rendell, ex-Pennsylvania governor, says he has Parkinson's

    Rendell, ex-Pennsylvania governor, says he has Parkinson's

    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:03 PM EDT2018-06-21 22:03:58 GMT
    Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell says he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.More >>
    Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell says he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.More >>
  • California lawmakers push diversity through film tax credit

    California lawmakers push diversity through film tax credit

    Thursday, June 21 2018 5:57 PM EDT2018-06-21 21:57:46 GMT
    California lawmakers are trying to encourage better sexual harassment reporting and diverse hiring in the movie industry through the state's film tax credit program.More >>
    California lawmakers are trying to encourage better sexual harassment reporting and diverse hiring in the movie industry through the state's film tax credit program.More >>
  • States' redistricting plans facing challenges in court

    States' redistricting plans facing challenges in court

    Thursday, June 21 2018 5:57 PM EDT2018-06-21 21:57:35 GMT
    Gerrymandering has led to court fights in a number of states.More >>
    Gerrymandering has led to court fights in a number of states.More >>
  • Redistricting changes headed to the ballot in several states

    Redistricting changes headed to the ballot in several states

    Thursday, June 21 2018 5:57 PM EDT2018-06-21 21:57:17 GMT
    Voters in a number of states will be deciding this year whether to change the redistricting process for congressional and state legislative seats, to make the process less partisan.More >>
    Voters in a number of states will be deciding this year whether to change the redistricting process for congressional and state legislative seats, to make the process less partisan.More >>
  • High Court: Online shoppers can be forced to pay sales tax

    High Court: Online shoppers can be forced to pay sales tax

    Thursday, June 21 2018 5:56 PM EDT2018-06-21 21:56:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko, File). FILE - This April 23, 2018, file photo shows the Supreme Court in Washington.  The Supreme Court says states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax. The 5-4 ruling Thursday is a win for states, who said they were lo...(AP Photo/Jessica Gresko, File). FILE - This April 23, 2018, file photo shows the Supreme Court in Washington. The Supreme Court says states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax. The 5-4 ruling Thursday is a win for states, who said they were lo...
    The Supreme Court says states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax.More >>
    The Supreme Court says states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax.More >>
  • Pentagon suspends August military drills with South Korea

    Pentagon suspends August military drills with South Korea

    Thursday, June 21 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-06-21 21:55:58 GMT
    The Pentagon says it has formally suspended a major military exercise planned for August with South Korea, a much anticipated move stemming from President Donald Trump's nuclear summit with North Korean leader Kim...More >>
    The Pentagon says it has formally suspended a major military exercise planned for August with South Korea, a much anticipated move stemming from President Donald Trump's nuclear summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.More >>
  • Trump to finalize small business health insurance option

    Trump to finalize small business health insurance option

    Thursday, June 21 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-06-21 21:55:57 GMT
    Trump administration to finalize health insurance option for small businesses and self-employed.More >>
    Trump administration to finalize health insurance option for small businesses and self-employed.More >>
  • The Latest: Senate backs bill blocking deal with firm ZTE

    The Latest: Senate backs bill blocking deal with firm ZTE

    Thursday, June 21 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-06-21 21:55:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File). FILE - In this May 8, 2018, file photo, a woman passes by a ZTE building in Beijing, China. Chinese tech giant ZTE Corp.'s chairman promised no further compliance violations and apologized to customers in a letter Friday, ...(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File). FILE - In this May 8, 2018, file photo, a woman passes by a ZTE building in Beijing, China. Chinese tech giant ZTE Corp.'s chairman promised no further compliance violations and apologized to customers in a letter Friday, ...
    Senate approves defense policy bill that would block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE to buy component parts from the U.S.More >>
    Senate approves defense policy bill that would block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE to buy component parts from the U.S.More >>
  • EPA shifts oversight of coal waste to a state for 1st time

    EPA shifts oversight of coal waste to a state for 1st time

    Thursday, June 21 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-06-21 21:55:50 GMT
    The Environmental Protection Agency has approved the first state permit program for disposal of toxic ash from coal plants, in a switch from federal oversight that the coal industry had sought.More >>
    The Environmental Protection Agency has approved the first state permit program for disposal of toxic ash from coal plants, in a switch from federal oversight that the coal industry had sought.More >>
  • Senate backs bill blocking deal with Chinese telecom firm

    Senate backs bill blocking deal with Chinese telecom firm

    Thursday, June 21 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-06-21 21:55:46 GMT
    The Senate is set to pass a defense policy bill that would block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE to buy component parts from the U.S.More >>
    The Senate is set to pass a defense policy bill that would block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE to buy component parts from the U.S.More >>
  • Judge: Kansas cannot require proof of citizenship to vote

    Judge: Kansas cannot require proof of citizenship to vote

    Thursday, June 21 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-06-21 21:55:36 GMT
    A federal judge has ruled Kansas cannot require documentary proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote, a setback for Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach in a case with national implications for voting rights.More >>
    A federal judge has ruled Kansas cannot require documentary proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote, a setback for Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach in a case with national implications for voting rights.More >>
  • South Korea says US drills suspended to aid talks with North

    South Korea says US drills suspended to aid talks with North

    Thursday, June 21 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-06-21 21:55:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). A photo showing U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is displayed as a member of People's Democratic Party stands to oppose military exercises between the United States and South Korea near the U.S....(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). A photo showing U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is displayed as a member of People's Democratic Party stands to oppose military exercises between the United States and South Korea near the U.S....
    South Korea says a joint military exercise scheduled with the U.S. has been suspended to support ongoing talks both countries have with North Korea.More >>
    South Korea says a joint military exercise scheduled with the U.S. has been suspended to support ongoing talks both countries have with North Korea.More >>
  • Report finds industrial chemicals more toxic than thought

    Report finds industrial chemicals more toxic than thought

    Thursday, June 21 2018 5:54 PM EDT2018-06-21 21:54:53 GMT
    (Neil Blake /The Grand Rapids Press via AP). FILE- In this Aug. 14, 2017 file photo, a couple kayak on the Rogue River adjacent to where Wolverine World Wide's tannery once stood, in Rockford, Mich. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is i...(Neil Blake /The Grand Rapids Press via AP). FILE- In this Aug. 14, 2017 file photo, a couple kayak on the Rogue River adjacent to where Wolverine World Wide's tannery once stood, in Rockford, Mich. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is i...
    A government report shows that a family of industrial chemicals turning up in public water supplies around the country is even more toxic than previously thought, threatening human health at concentrations seven to...More >>
    A government report shows that a family of industrial chemicals turning up in public water supplies around the country is even more toxic than previously thought, threatening human health at concentrations seven to 10 times lower than previously realized.More >>
  • Unapologetic Trump digs in on immigration despite outrage

    Unapologetic Trump digs in on immigration despite outrage

    Thursday, June 21 2018 5:54 PM EDT2018-06-21 21:54:23 GMT
    (Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP). U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks on immigration policy and law enforcement actions at Lackawanna College in downtown Scranton, Pa., on Friday, June 15, 2018.(Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP). U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks on immigration policy and law enforcement actions at Lackawanna College in downtown Scranton, Pa., on Friday, June 15, 2018.
    The emotional policy of separating children from their parents is also starting to divide Republicans as Democrats turned up the pressure.More >>
    The emotional policy of separating children from their parents is also starting to divide Republicans as Democrats turned up the pressure.More >>
  • Politicians visit border amid outrage on family separation

    Politicians visit border amid outrage on family separation

    Thursday, June 21 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-06-21 21:52:56 GMT
    (U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a U.S. Border Patrol agent watches as people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the...(U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a U.S. Border Patrol agent watches as people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the...
    Politicians and advocates are flocking to the U.S.-Mexico border to visit immigration detention centers and turn up the pressure on the White House amid a growing uproar Monday over its policy of separating...More >>
    Politicians and advocates are flocking to the U.S.-Mexico border to visit immigration detention centers and turn up the pressure on the White House amid a growing uproar Monday over its policy of separating immigrant children from their parents.More >>
  • Upping ante, Trump threatens new tariffs on Chinese imports

    Upping ante, Trump threatens new tariffs on Chinese imports

    Thursday, June 21 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-06-21 21:52:15 GMT
    U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says China is engaging in "predatory economics 101" and an unprecedented level of larceny" of intellectual property.More >>
    U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says China is engaging in "predatory economics 101" and an unprecedented level of larceny" of intellectual property.More >>
  • In tit-for-tat, Trump threatens more tariffs against China

    In tit-for-tat, Trump threatens more tariffs against China

    Thursday, June 21 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-06-21 21:52:06 GMT
    President Donald Trump gestures as he signs a "Space Policy Directive" during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence watches.  AP Photo/Susan Walsh)President Donald Trump gestures as he signs a "Space Policy Directive" during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence watches. AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
    A new 10 percent tariff on $200 billion in Chinese imports is being threatened by Trump in the latest move toward what could become a trade war.More >>
    A new 10 percent tariff on $200 billion in Chinese imports is being threatened by Trump in the latest move toward what could become a trade war.More >>
  • Records: Trump Tower failed to follow fish protection rules

    Records: Trump Tower failed to follow fish protection rules

    Thursday, June 21 2018 4:55 PM EDT2018-06-21 20:55:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato File). In this Nov. 8, 2013 file photo, boats move along the Chicago River near the Trump International Hotel and Tower, center, in Chicago. The Trump Tower is among the largest users of water from the Chicago River, but records...(AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato File). In this Nov. 8, 2013 file photo, boats move along the Chicago River near the Trump International Hotel and Tower, center, in Chicago. The Trump Tower is among the largest users of water from the Chicago River, but records...
    The Trump International Hotel & Tower in Chicago is among the largest users of water from the Chicago River, but records show it has never followed state rules governing the protection of the river's fish.More >>
    The Trump International Hotel & Tower in Chicago is among the largest users of water from the Chicago River, but records show it has never followed state rules governing the protection of the river's fish.More >>
  • Trump to visit swing state Nevada to stump for Sen. Heller

    Trump to visit swing state Nevada to stump for Sen. Heller

    Thursday, June 21 2018 4:55 PM EDT2018-06-21 20:55:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Monday, June 18, 2018, file photo President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Trump will be in Las Vegas on Saturday, June 2...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Monday, June 18, 2018, file photo President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Trump will be in Las Vegas on Saturday, June 2...
    President Donald Trump will headline the Nevada Republican Party's convention on Saturday and also appear at a fundraiser with Republican U.S. Sen. Dean Heller.More >>
    President Donald Trump will headline the Nevada Republican Party's convention on Saturday and also appear at a fundraiser with Republican U.S. Sen. Dean Heller.More >>
  • Supreme Court sides with Florida man in free speech case

    Supreme Court sides with Florida man in free speech case

    Thursday, June 21 2018 4:55 PM EDT2018-06-21 20:55:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko). FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2018 file photo, Florida resident Fane Lozman stands on the steps of the Supreme Court in Washington, after oral arguments in his case. The Supreme Court is siding with Lozman, who sued the City of Riv...(AP Photo/Jessica Gresko). FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2018 file photo, Florida resident Fane Lozman stands on the steps of the Supreme Court in Washington, after oral arguments in his case. The Supreme Court is siding with Lozman, who sued the City of Riv...
    The Supreme Court is siding with a man who sued the Florida city where he lives after being arrested for his speech during a public comment portion of a city council meeting.More >>
    The Supreme Court is siding with a man who sued the Florida city where he lives after being arrested for his speech during a public comment portion of a city council meeting.More >>
  • The Latest: Inspector general: FBI employees aren't perfect

    The Latest: Inspector general: FBI employees aren't perfect

    Thursday, June 21 2018 4:55 PM EDT2018-06-21 20:55:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz, left, and FBI Director Christopher Wray are sworn in to testify as the Senate Judiciary Committee examines the internal report of the FBI's Clinton email probe and t...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz, left, and FBI Director Christopher Wray are sworn in to testify as the Senate Judiciary Committee examines the internal report of the FBI's Clinton email probe and t...
    The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee disagrees with a report from the Justice Department's inspector general that said the FBI's handling of the Hillary Clinton email probe was not politically...More >>
    The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee disagrees with a report from the Justice Department's inspector general that said the FBI's handling of the Hillary Clinton email probe was not politically motivated.More >>
  • Supreme Court to take up iPhone app lawsuit

    Supreme Court to take up iPhone app lawsuit

    Thursday, June 21 2018 4:53 PM EDT2018-06-21 20:53:26 GMT
    The Supreme Court will consider whether the purchasers of iPhone can sue Apple over allegations it has an illegal monopoly on the sale of iPhone apps.More >>
    The Supreme Court will consider whether the purchasers of iPhone can sue Apple over allegations it has an illegal monopoly on the sale of iPhone apps.More >>
  • North Korea's hacking fails to make summit talking points

    North Korea's hacking fails to make summit talking points

    Thursday, June 21 2018 4:48 PM EDT2018-06-21 20:48:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh,Pool). In this June 12, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump makes a statement before saying goodbye to North Korea leader Kim Jong Un after their meetings at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore. Trump focus...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh,Pool). In this June 12, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump makes a statement before saying goodbye to North Korea leader Kim Jong Un after their meetings at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore. Trump focus...
    North Korea's cyberattacks against US and its allies fails to make Singapore summit talking points 3 years after crippling Sony attack.More >>
    North Korea's cyberattacks against US and its allies fails to make Singapore summit talking points 3 years after crippling Sony attack.More >>
  • Supreme Court to hear appeal from Alaska hovercraft owner

    Supreme Court to hear appeal from Alaska hovercraft owner

    Thursday, June 21 2018 4:46 PM EDT2018-06-21 20:46:18 GMT
    Alaska resident John Sturgeon is getting a second crack at the Supreme Court in his fight to get his hovercraft back on the Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve.More >>
    Alaska resident John Sturgeon is getting a second crack at the Supreme Court in his fight to get his hovercraft back on the Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve.More >>
  • Kim Jong Un visiting China, expected to discuss his nukes

    Kim Jong Un visiting China, expected to discuss his nukes

    Thursday, June 21 2018 4:45 PM EDT2018-06-21 20:45:22 GMT
    Chinese state media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will make a two-day state visit starting Tuesday.More >>
    Chinese state media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will make a two-day state visit starting Tuesday.More >>
  • The Latest: China calls new Trump tariff threat 'blackmail'

    The Latest: China calls new Trump tariff threat 'blackmail'

    Thursday, June 21 2018 4:43 PM EDT2018-06-21 20:43:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Paul Sancya). U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at an Economic Club of Detroit luncheon at Ford Field in Detroit, Monday, June 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Paul Sancya). U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at an Economic Club of Detroit luncheon at Ford Field in Detroit, Monday, June 18, 2018.
    President Donald Trump is directing the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports.More >>
    President Donald Trump is directing the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports.More >>
  • Gun by her side, GOP US Senate candidate talks of threats

    Gun by her side, GOP US Senate candidate talks of threats

    Thursday, June 21 2018 3:03 PM EDT2018-06-21 19:03:24 GMT
    (Leah for Senate campaign via AP). This frame grab from a video provided by the Leah for Senate campaign, shows Leah Vukmir, a Wisconsin Republican U.S. Senate candidate, sitting at a kitchen table with a handgun next to her as she talks about death th...(Leah for Senate campaign via AP). This frame grab from a video provided by the Leah for Senate campaign, shows Leah Vukmir, a Wisconsin Republican U.S. Senate candidate, sitting at a kitchen table with a handgun next to her as she talks about death th...
    With a holstered handgun next to her on a kitchen table, Republican U.S. Senate Leah Vukmir promises in her first television ad of the campaign released Monday to stand with President Donald Trump just as she did...More >>
    With a holstered handgun next to her on a kitchen table, Republican U.S. Senate Leah Vukmir promises in her first television ad of the campaign released Monday to stand with President Donald Trump just as she did against death threats in Wisconsin.More >>
  • Too hot to handle: Politics of warming part of culture wars

    Too hot to handle: Politics of warming part of culture wars

    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:56 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:56:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Jamison, File). FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2009, file photo, former-Sen. Tim Wirth moderates the National Clean Energy Summit 2.0, in Las Vegas. Three decades after early warnings about global warming, the issue has become entrenched in the...(AP Photo/Eric Jamison, File). FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2009, file photo, former-Sen. Tim Wirth moderates the National Clean Energy Summit 2.0, in Las Vegas. Three decades after early warnings about global warming, the issue has become entrenched in the...
    Three decades after early warnings about global warming, the issue has become entrenched in the nation's culture wars.More >>
    Three decades after early warnings about global warming, the issue has become entrenched in the nation's culture wars.More >>
  • Giuliani says Trump may consider pardons after Russia probe

    Giuliani says Trump may consider pardons after Russia probe

    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:55 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:55:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this May 5, 2018, file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, speaks at the Iran Freedom Convention for Human Rights and democracy in Washington. Giuliani said Sunday, June 17, 2018, that...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this May 5, 2018, file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, speaks at the Iran Freedom Convention for Human Rights and democracy in Washington. Giuliani said Sunday, June 17, 2018, that...
    Giuliani says Trump might pardon former campaign chairman, others ensnared in Russia investigation once special counsel's work ends.More >>
    Giuliani says Trump might pardon former campaign chairman, others ensnared in Russia investigation once special counsel's work ends.More >>
  • Michigan State president apologizes for 'kickback' comments

    Michigan State president apologizes for 'kickback' comments

    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:27 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:27:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Eggert, File). FILE  - In this March 15, 2018 file photo, Michigan State University's interim president John Engler speaks with reporters after appearing at a legislative hearing in Lansing, Mich. A letter signed by at least 120 victims...(AP Photo/David Eggert, File). FILE - In this March 15, 2018 file photo, Michigan State University's interim president John Engler speaks with reporters after appearing at a legislative hearing in Lansing, Mich. A letter signed by at least 120 victims...
    Michigan State University's interim president is apologizing for emails in which he said a victim of former campus sports doctor Larry Nassar probably received a "kickback" from her plaintiff's lawyer.More >>
    Michigan State University's interim president is apologizing for emails in which he said a victim of former campus sports doctor Larry Nassar probably received a "kickback" from her plaintiff's lawyer.More >>
  • First lady visits migrant children at Texas detention center

    First lady visits migrant children at Texas detention center

    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:27 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:27:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). First lady Melania Trump arrives at McAllen Miller International Airport in McAllen, Texas, Thursday, June 21, 2018, to visit the Ursula Border Patrol Processing Center and the Upbring New Hope Children Center run by the Luthe...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). First lady Melania Trump arrives at McAllen Miller International Airport in McAllen, Texas, Thursday, June 21, 2018, to visit the Ursula Border Patrol Processing Center and the Upbring New Hope Children Center run by the Luthe...
    Melania Trump is visiting a Texas facility housing some of the more 2,300 migrant children sent there by the U.S. government after their families entered the country illegally.More >>
    Melania Trump is visiting a Texas facility housing some of the more 2,300 migrant children sent there by the U.S. government after their families entered the country illegally.More >>
  • Trump's migrant policy: First blowback, then about-face

    Trump's migrant policy: First blowback, then about-face

    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:27 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:27:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump arrives at Duluth International Airport, in Duluth Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Trump is in Duluth to speak at a rally for Pete Stauber, a Republican congressional candidate running in a traditionally ...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump arrives at Duluth International Airport, in Duluth Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Trump is in Duluth to speak at a rally for Pete Stauber, a Republican congressional candidate running in a traditionally ...
    Trump's about-face on separating immigrant families comes after mushrooming blowback from all corners.More >>
    Trump's about-face on separating immigrant families comes after mushrooming blowback from all corners.More >>
  • Courting Putin, Trump jolts the West with a nationalist bent

    Courting Putin, Trump jolts the West with a nationalist bent

    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:27 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:27:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Thursday, June 21, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Thursday, June 21, 2018, in Washington.
    As Donald Trump presses ahead with plans for a summer summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin, the president is jolting relationships with some of America's longest and strongest allies.More >>
    As Donald Trump presses ahead with plans for a summer summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin, the president is jolting relationships with some of America's longest and strongest allies.More >>
  • Trump to welcome Jordan's king to White House

    Trump to welcome Jordan's king to White House

    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:26 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:26:56 GMT
    President Donald Trump will host Jordan's King Abdullah II at the White House next week.More >>
    President Donald Trump will host Jordan's King Abdullah II at the White House next week.More >>
  • Trump's immigration order sparks confusion, deep concern

    Trump's immigration order sparks confusion, deep concern

    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:26 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:26:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump, center, listens to Vice President Mike Pence, right, address members of the media before signing an executive order to end family separations at the border, during an event in the Oval Office...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump, center, listens to Vice President Mike Pence, right, address members of the media before signing an executive order to end family separations at the border, during an event in the Oval Office...
    President Trump's executive order aimed at halting the breakup of immigrant families sparked widespread confusion Wednesday about how the reversal will play out and concern that children will still be in detention,...More >>
    President Trump's executive order aimed at halting the breakup of immigrant families sparked widespread confusion Wednesday about how the reversal will play out and concern that children will still be in detention, even if they remain with their families.More >>
  • AP-NORC Poll: Majority approve of Trump's North Korea effort

    AP-NORC Poll: Majority approve of Trump's North Korea effort

    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:26 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:26:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). A North Korean soldier marches at the truce village at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) which separates the two Koreas in Panmunjom, North Korea, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Since the summits between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un...(AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). A North Korean soldier marches at the truce village at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) which separates the two Koreas in Panmunjom, North Korea, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Since the summits between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un...
    A majority of Americans now approve of President Donald Trump's handling of North Korea, but most don't think North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is serious about addressing international concerns about his country's...More >>
    A majority of Americans now approve of President Donald Trump's handling of North Korea, but most don't think North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is serious about addressing international concerns about his country's nuclear weapons program.More >>
  • White House proposes merging education, labor

    White House proposes merging education, labor

    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:26 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:26:42 GMT
    The White House is planning to propose merging the education and labor departments as part of a broader government overhaul.More >>
    The White House is planning to propose merging the education and labor departments as part of a broader government overhaul.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump invites Pelosi, Schumer to White House

    The Latest: Trump invites Pelosi, Schumer to White House

    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:26 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:26:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump walks down the steps of Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., Wednesday, June 20, 2018, after returning from Duluth, Minn., where he spoke at a rally.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump walks down the steps of Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., Wednesday, June 20, 2018, after returning from Duluth, Minn., where he spoke at a rally.
    President Donald Trump says the U.S.-Mexico border is a "big mess," and that at some point the Democratic leaders in the House and Senate "will be forced to do a real deal" on immigration.More >>
    President Donald Trump says the U.S.-Mexico border is a "big mess," and that at some point the Democratic leaders in the House and Senate "will be forced to do a real deal" on immigration.More >>
  • Trump tweet complicates House GOP efforts on immigration

    Trump tweet complicates House GOP efforts on immigration

    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:24 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:24:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., joined by House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., left, and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, talks following a closed-door conference with fellow Rep...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., joined by House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., left, and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, talks following a closed-door conference with fellow Rep...
    An ambitious House GOP immigration overhaul is teetering ahead of voting.More >>
    An ambitious House GOP immigration overhaul is teetering ahead of voting.More >>
  • Supporters of Trump steadfast despite immigration uproar

    Supporters of Trump steadfast despite immigration uproar

    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:24 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:24:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable discussion on protecting American workers in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable discussion on protecting American workers in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018.
    Trump supporters steadfast even as photos of children in cages and audio of terrified children crying out for their parents stoked outrage.More >>
    Trump supporters steadfast even as photos of children in cages and audio of terrified children crying out for their parents stoked outrage.More >>
  • Jane Fonda to be honored at Traverse City Film Festival

    Jane Fonda to be honored at Traverse City Film Festival

    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:24 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:24:14 GMT
    Jane Fonda will receive a lifetime achievement award at a northern Michigan film festival led by fellow Oscar winner Michael Moore.More >>
    Jane Fonda will receive a lifetime achievement award at a northern Michigan film festival led by fellow Oscar winner Michael Moore.More >>
  • Judge: Consumer finance agency unconstitutionally set up

    Judge: Consumer finance agency unconstitutionally set up

    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:17 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:17:59 GMT
    A New York federal judge says the government's beleaguered consumer finance watchdog agency is unconstitutionally structured.More >>
    A New York federal judge says the government's beleaguered consumer finance watchdog agency is unconstitutionally structured.More >>
  • WHAT'S HAPPENING: Can GOP fix immigration amid border crisis

    WHAT'S HAPPENING: Can GOP fix immigration amid border crisis

    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:17 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:17:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Republican members of Congress on immigration in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Washington. From left, Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., Trump, and Re...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Republican members of Congress on immigration in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Washington. From left, Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., Trump, and Re...
    WHAT'S HAPPENING: House GOP leaders are working furiously to get reluctant Republicans on board in hopes of resolving broader immigration issues ahead of the November midterm elections.More >>
    WHAT'S HAPPENING: House GOP leaders are working furiously to get reluctant Republicans on board in hopes of resolving broader immigration issues ahead of the November midterm elections.More >>
  • The Latest: First lady meets students at detention center

    The Latest: First lady meets students at detention center

    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:16 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:16:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). First lady Melania Trump arrives at McAllen Miller International Airport in McAllen, Texas, Thursday, June 21, 2018, to visit the Ursula Border Patrol Processing Center and the Upbring New Hope Children Center run by the Luthe...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). First lady Melania Trump arrives at McAllen Miller International Airport in McAllen, Texas, Thursday, June 21, 2018, to visit the Ursula Border Patrol Processing Center and the Upbring New Hope Children Center run by the Luthe...
    Melania Trump was welcomed by staff at the Upbring New Hope Children's Center as she made an unannounced visit Thursday to the facility that houses 58 unaccompanied migrant children.More >>
    Melania Trump was welcomed by staff at the Upbring New Hope Children's Center as she made an unannounced visit Thursday to the facility that houses 58 unaccompanied migrant children.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump proposing to reorganize federal government

    The Latest: Trump proposing to reorganize federal government

    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:16 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:16:00 GMT
    The Trump administration is proposing a major reorganization of the federal government.More >>
    The Trump administration is proposing a major reorganization of the federal government.More >>
  • Israeli PM's wife charged with fraud, breach of trust

    Israeli PM's wife charged with fraud, breach of trust

    Thursday, June 21 2018 1:35 PM EDT2018-06-21 17:35:02 GMT
    Israeli prosecutors have charged Sara Netanyahu, the prime minister's wife, with a series of crimes including fraud and breach of trust.More >>
    Israeli prosecutors have charged Sara Netanyahu, the prime minister's wife, with a series of crimes including fraud and breach of trust.More >>
  • Lawyer: Feds unexpectedly drop charges against 17 immigrants

    Lawyer: Feds unexpectedly drop charges against 17 immigrants

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:57 PM EDT2018-06-21 16:57:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay). Immigrants in handcuffs and ankle chains arrive at the Federal Courthouse for hearings, Thursday, June 21, 2018, in McAllen, Texas. President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday to end family separations at the border.(AP Photo/Eric Gay). Immigrants in handcuffs and ankle chains arrive at the Federal Courthouse for hearings, Thursday, June 21, 2018, in McAllen, Texas. President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday to end family separations at the border.
    A civil rights group attorney says federal prosecutors unexpectedly dropped misdemeanor charges against 17 adult immigrants who crossed the border with children.More >>
    A civil rights group attorney says federal prosecutors unexpectedly dropped misdemeanor charges against 17 adult immigrants who crossed the border with children.More >>
  • Angry Republican teachers create split inside Oklahoma GOP

    Angry Republican teachers create split inside Oklahoma GOP

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:45 PM EDT2018-06-21 16:45:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). In this Friday, June 8, 2018 photo, elementary school principal Sherrie Conley, who is running for state representative in District 20, talks with a constituent at a bagel shop in Norman, Okla. Conley is part of a wave of about ...(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). In this Friday, June 8, 2018 photo, elementary school principal Sherrie Conley, who is running for state representative in District 20, talks with a constituent at a bagel shop in Norman, Okla. Conley is part of a wave of about ...
    Nearly 100 teachers, many of them Republicans, are running for political office in Oklahoma.More >>
    Nearly 100 teachers, many of them Republicans, are running for political office in Oklahoma.More >>
  • Supreme Court sides with 'Buckets of Money' financier

    Supreme Court sides with 'Buckets of Money' financier

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:36 PM EDT2018-06-21 16:36:16 GMT
    The Supreme Court is siding with a financial adviser known for his "Buckets of Money" retirement strategy who challenged the appointment of the administrative law judge who ruled against him in a fraud case.More >>
    The Supreme Court is siding with a financial adviser known for his "Buckets of Money" retirement strategy who challenged the appointment of the administrative law judge who ruled against him in a fraud case.More >>
  • AP-NORC Poll: Americans not hopeful about ties with allies

    AP-NORC Poll: Americans not hopeful about ties with allies

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:13 PM EDT2018-06-21 16:13:16 GMT
    Americans feel better about U.S. relations improving in the year ahead with traditionally hostile nations such as North Korea and Russia than with allies such as the UK and Canada.More >>
    Americans feel better about U.S. relations improving in the year ahead with traditionally hostile nations such as North Korea and Russia than with allies such as the UK and Canada.More >>
  • Dems unleash kitchen-sink strategy on immigration

    Dems unleash kitchen-sink strategy on immigration

    Thursday, June 21 2018 11:26 AM EDT2018-06-21 15:26:34 GMT
    As Trump relents on border separations, Democrats unleash a 'kitchen sink' strategy on immigration.More >>
    As Trump relents on border separations, Democrats unleash a 'kitchen sink' strategy on immigration.More >>
  • Trump stresses support for SC governor

    Trump stresses support for SC governor

    Thursday, June 21 2018 11:26 AM EDT2018-06-21 15:26:28 GMT
    (Andrew Whitaker/The Post And Courier via AP). Republican governor candidates participate in a gubernatorial between challenger John Warren and Governor Henry McMaster Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at Newberry Opera House in Newberry, S. C.(Andrew Whitaker/The Post And Courier via AP). Republican governor candidates participate in a gubernatorial between challenger John Warren and Governor Henry McMaster Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at Newberry Opera House in Newberry, S. C.
    President Donald Trump is stressing his support for South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster, who is locked in a close race for the GOP gubernatorial nomination.More >>
    President Donald Trump is stressing his support for South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster, who is locked in a close race for the GOP gubernatorial nomination.More >>
  • Immigration courts packed with cases of kids crossing border

    Immigration courts packed with cases of kids crossing border

    Thursday, June 21 2018 11:05 AM EDT2018-06-21 15:05:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Amy Taxin). In this Tuesday, June 19, 2018 photo, immigrants awaiting deportation hearings, line up outside the building that houses the immigration courts in Los Angeles. Inside the courtroom, immigrant children who arrived on the U.S. borde...(AP Photo/Amy Taxin). In this Tuesday, June 19, 2018 photo, immigrants awaiting deportation hearings, line up outside the building that houses the immigration courts in Los Angeles. Inside the courtroom, immigrant children who arrived on the U.S. borde...
    Children arriving on border await fate in nation's complex, backlogged immigration courts.More >>
    Children arriving on border await fate in nation's complex, backlogged immigration courts.More >>
  • Voting machines raise worries in Congo ahead of elections

    Voting machines raise worries in Congo ahead of elections

    Thursday, June 21 2018 10:53 AM EDT2018-06-21 14:53:39 GMT
    Voting machines raise worries in Congo ahead of long-delayed presidential elections.More >>
    Voting machines raise worries in Congo ahead of long-delayed presidential elections.More >>
  • 'Great job,' says Trump: Nielsen back in good graces for now

    'Great job,' says Trump: Nielsen back in good graces for now

    Thursday, June 21 2018 10:45 AM EDT2018-06-21 14:45:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this June 20, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump gives the pen he used to sign the executive order to end family separations at the border to Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, left, as Vice President...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this June 20, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump gives the pen he used to sign the executive order to end family separations at the border to Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, left, as Vice President...
    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has one hard-earned presidential signing pen, receiving hers after President Donald Trump used it to sign an executive order halting family separations at the U.S. border.More >>
    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has one hard-earned presidential signing pen, receiving hers after President Donald Trump used it to sign an executive order halting family separations at the U.S. border.More >>
  • Guatemalan man recalls fear, agony of separation from child

    Guatemalan man recalls fear, agony of separation from child

    Thursday, June 21 2018 10:37 AM EDT2018-06-21 14:37:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Romulo Gonzalez Rodriguez and his 3-year-old daughter Genesis hug during a interview Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Provo, Utah. Gonzalez Rodriguez spoke about the anguish of being separated from his 3-year-old daughter, Genesis Gon...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Romulo Gonzalez Rodriguez and his 3-year-old daughter Genesis hug during a interview Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Provo, Utah. Gonzalez Rodriguez spoke about the anguish of being separated from his 3-year-old daughter, Genesis Gon...
    A Guatemalan man who fled his country to seek asylum after he was kidnapped and extorted says he lived through anguish when was separated from his then 2-year-old daughter for seven days at the U.S.-Mexico border...More >>
    A Guatemalan man who fled his country to seek asylum after he was kidnapped and extorted says he lived through anguish when was separated from his then 2-year-old daughter for seven days at the U.S.-Mexico border last Thanksgiving.More >>
  • Trump defends his hard-line immigration policies to cheers

    Trump defends his hard-line immigration policies to cheers

    Thursday, June 21 2018 9:13 AM EDT2018-06-21 13:13:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks at a rally at AMSOIL Arena in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks at a rally at AMSOIL Arena in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018.
    Drawing cheers at a rally, Trump defended his hard-line immigration policies just hours after backing off efforts to separate immigrant families.More >>
    Drawing cheers at a rally, Trump defended his hard-line immigration policies just hours after backing off efforts to separate immigrant families.More >>
  • People donate millions to help separated families

    People donate millions to help separated families

    Thursday, June 21 2018 8:56 AM EDT2018-06-21 12:56:55 GMT
    (Ken Blevins/The Star-News via AP). Amanda and Leighlou Reece hold up a protest sign as hundreds of Wilmington residents protest the Trump Administration's family separation policies during a Keep Families Together Rally outside of Rep. David Rouzer's ...(Ken Blevins/The Star-News via AP). Amanda and Leighlou Reece hold up a protest sign as hundreds of Wilmington residents protest the Trump Administration's family separation policies during a Keep Families Together Rally outside of Rep. David Rouzer's ...
    In an outpouring of concern prompted by images and audio of children crying for their parents, hundreds of thousands of people worldwide are donating to nonprofit organizations to help families separated at the...More >>
    In an outpouring of concern prompted by images and audio of children crying for their parents, hundreds of thousands of people worldwide are donating to nonprofit organizations to help families separated at the Mexico border.More >>
  • ABC News apologizes for mistaken graphic on Manafort

    ABC News apologizes for mistaken graphic on Manafort

    Thursday, June 21 2018 8:26 AM EDT2018-06-21 12:26:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Paul Manafort, right, arrives at federal court accompanied by his lawyer Kevin Downing, left, and wife Kathleen Manafort, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Paul Manafort, right, arrives at federal court accompanied by his lawyer Kevin Downing, left, and wife Kathleen Manafort, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.
    ABC News apologized for a graphic that aired on Wednesday, mistakenly saying that former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort had pled guilty to manslaughter charges.More >>
    ABC News apologized for a graphic that aired on Wednesday, mistakenly saying that former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort had pled guilty to manslaughter charges.More >>
  • In reversal, Trump orders halt to his family separation rule

    In reversal, Trump orders halt to his family separation rule

    Thursday, June 21 2018 8:25 AM EDT2018-06-21 12:25:56 GMT
    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is drafting an executive action for President Donald Trump that would direct DHS to keep families apprehended at the border together during detention and ask the...More >>
    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is drafting an executive action for President Donald Trump that would direct DHS to keep families apprehended at the border together during detention and ask the Department of Defense to help house them.More >>
  • Lawmakers rip tariffs enacted in name of national security

    Lawmakers rip tariffs enacted in name of national security

    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:52 AM EDT2018-06-21 10:52:37 GMT
    Lawmakers from both parties are criticizing tariffs the Trump administration has imposed on imported steel and aluminum products in the name of national security.More >>
    Lawmakers from both parties are criticizing tariffs the Trump administration has imposed on imported steel and aluminum products in the name of national security.More >>
  • Judge disputes California aimed to hinder border enforcement

    Judge disputes California aimed to hinder border enforcement

    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:57 AM EDT2018-06-21 06:57:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Haven Daley, File). FILE - In this April 14, 2017, file photo, protesters hold up signs outside a courthouse where a federal judge was to hear arguments in the first lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's executive order to withhold fun...(AP Photo/Haven Daley, File). FILE - In this April 14, 2017, file photo, protesters hold up signs outside a courthouse where a federal judge was to hear arguments in the first lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's executive order to withhold fun...
    California has sued the Trump administration more than half a dozen times over its immigration policies, so the state will find itself in an unusual position when it's forced to defend its own immigration moves in...More >>
    California has sued the Trump administration more than half a dozen times over its immigration policies, so the state will find itself in an unusual position when it's forced to defend its own immigration moves in court.More >>
  • Kim leaves China as S. Korea urges 'concrete' plan on nukes

    Kim leaves China as S. Korea urges 'concrete' plan on nukes

    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:44 AM EDT2018-06-21 06:44:35 GMT
    (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP). In this June 19, 2018, photo provided on June 20, 2018, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, toasts with Chinese President Xi Jinping, at the Great Hall of the Pe...(Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP). In this June 19, 2018, photo provided on June 20, 2018, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, toasts with Chinese President Xi Jinping, at the Great Hall of the Pe...
    North Korean state media say leader Kim Jong Un thanked Chinese President Xi Jinping for his support in last week's groundbreaking summit with President Donald Trump.More >>
    North Korean state media say leader Kim Jong Un thanked Chinese President Xi Jinping for his support in last week's groundbreaking summit with President Donald Trump.More >>
  • Trump supporters steadfast despite the immigration uproar

    Trump supporters steadfast despite the immigration uproar

    Thursday, June 21 2018 1:06 AM EDT2018-06-21 05:06:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable discussion on protecting American workers in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable discussion on protecting American workers in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018.
    Die-hard Trump supporters remained steadfast, even as heart-rending photos of children held in cages and audio of terrified children crying out for their parents stoked outrage among Democrats and Republicans alike.More >>
    Die-hard Trump supporters remained steadfast, even as heart-rending photos of children held in cages and audio of terrified children crying out for their parents stoked outrage among Democrats and Republicans alike.More >>
  • Trump's migrant policy: First blowback, then about-face

    Trump's migrant policy: First blowback, then about-face

    Thursday, June 21 2018 1:06 AM EDT2018-06-21 05:06:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump arrives at Duluth International Airport, in Duluth Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Trump is in Duluth to speak at a rally for Pete Stauber, a Republican congressional candidate running in a traditionally ...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump arrives at Duluth International Airport, in Duluth Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Trump is in Duluth to speak at a rally for Pete Stauber, a Republican congressional candidate running in a traditionally ...
    Trump's about-face on separating immigrant families comes after mushrooming blowback from all corners.More >>
    Trump's about-face on separating immigrant families comes after mushrooming blowback from all corners.More >>
  • Silent no more, Ivanka Trump thanks father for border action

    Silent no more, Ivanka Trump thanks father for border action

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:54 AM EDT2018-06-21 04:54:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Ivanka Trump, the daughter and assistant to President Donald Trump, center, watches as he father addresses members of the media after he signed an executive order to end family separations at the border, during an e...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Ivanka Trump, the daughter and assistant to President Donald Trump, center, watches as he father addresses members of the media after he signed an executive order to end family separations at the border, during an e...
    Presidential adviser Ivanka Trump has broken her dayslong silence about the forced separations of migrant families, thanking her father for taking action.More >>
    Presidential adviser Ivanka Trump has broken her dayslong silence about the forced separations of migrant families, thanking her father for taking action.More >>
  • House struggles to unite behind bills to stem border crisis

    House struggles to unite behind bills to stem border crisis

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-06-21 04:44:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with Republican members of Congress on immigration in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with Republican members of Congress on immigration in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Washington.
    Speaker Paul Ryan says he's going ahead with votes on rival House GOP immigration to end family separations at border.More >>
    Speaker Paul Ryan says he's going ahead with votes on rival House GOP immigration to end family separations at border.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump rails against FBI probe of Clinton

    The Latest: Trump rails against FBI probe of Clinton

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:43 AM EDT2018-06-21 04:43:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump walks down the steps of Air Force One at Duluth International Airport, in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Trump is in Duluth to speak at a rally for Pete Stauber, a Republican congressional candid...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump walks down the steps of Air Force One at Duluth International Airport, in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Trump is in Duluth to speak at a rally for Pete Stauber, a Republican congressional candid...
    President Donald Trump is accusing the media of not giving him enough credit for his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as he kicks off a rally in Duluth, Minnesota.More >>
    President Donald Trump is accusing the media of not giving him enough credit for his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as he kicks off a rally in Duluth, Minnesota.More >>
  • The Latest: HHS says families won't be immediately reunited

    The Latest: HHS says families won't be immediately reunited

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:24 AM EDT2018-06-21 04:24:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, June 13, 2018 file photo, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street to attend the weekly session of PMQs at parliament in London. The British government is facing anoth...(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, June 13, 2018 file photo, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street to attend the weekly session of PMQs at parliament in London. The British government is facing anoth...
    British Prime Minister Theresa May says the United States is wrong to separate migrant children from their parents, but has rejected calls to cancel President Donald Trump's visit to Britain next month.More >>
    British Prime Minister Theresa May says the United States is wrong to separate migrant children from their parents, but has rejected calls to cancel President Donald Trump's visit to Britain next month.More >>
  • At raucous rally, Trump touts hawkish immigration plans

    At raucous rally, Trump touts hawkish immigration plans

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:15 AM EDT2018-06-21 04:15:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable discussion on protecting American workers in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable discussion on protecting American workers in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018.
    President Donald Trump is talking up the economy as he holds a pre-rally roundtable in Minnesota.More >>
    President Donald Trump is talking up the economy as he holds a pre-rally roundtable in Minnesota.More >>
  • GOP senator defends EPA chief, calls ethics allegations lies

    GOP senator defends EPA chief, calls ethics allegations lies

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:43 PM EDT2018-06-21 03:43:29 GMT
    A senior Republican senator is defending the embattled Environmental Protection Agency administrator, calling the ethics allegations against Scott Pruitt "outrageous" and "lies.".More >>
    A senior Republican senator is defending the embattled Environmental Protection Agency administrator, calling the ethics allegations against Scott Pruitt "outrageous" and "lies.".More >>
  • Trump plays central role in South Carolina governor debate

    Trump plays central role in South Carolina governor debate

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:33 PM EDT2018-06-21 03:33:47 GMT
    Two Republicans vying in primary runoff to become South Carolina's next governor disagree on experience needed as state's chief executive.More >>
    Two Republicans vying in primary runoff to become South Carolina's next governor disagree on experience needed as state's chief executive.More >>
  • AP Explains: US has split up families throughout its history

    AP Explains: US has split up families throughout its history

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:23 PM EDT2018-06-21 03:23:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/File). FILE - In this March 30, 1942 file photo, Cpl. George Bushy, left, a member of the military guard which supervised the departure of 237 Japanese people for California, holds the youngest child of Shigeho Kitamoto, center, as she and he...(AP Photo/File). FILE - In this March 30, 1942 file photo, Cpl. George Bushy, left, a member of the military guard which supervised the departure of 237 Japanese people for California, holds the youngest child of Shigeho Kitamoto, center, as she and he...
    AP Explains: US has split up families and detained children throughout its history.More >>
    AP Explains: US has split up families and detained children throughout its history.More >>
  • ACLU asks Vermont Gov. Scott to stop blocking online critics

    ACLU asks Vermont Gov. Scott to stop blocking online critics

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:04 PM EDT2018-06-21 03:04:44 GMT
    The American Civil Liberty Union's Vermont chapter has asked Republican Gov. Phil Scott to stop deleting critical posts and blocking constituents on Facebook, but his office says it is simply trying to encourage...More >>
    The American Civil Liberty Union's Vermont chapter has asked Republican Gov. Phil Scott to stop deleting critical posts and blocking constituents on Facebook, but his office says it is simply trying to encourage civil dialogue.More >>
  • APNewsBreak: Kobach sought pardon for VP of corporate donor

    APNewsBreak: Kobach sought pardon for VP of corporate donor

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:42 PM EDT2018-06-21 02:42:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mitchell Willetts, File). FILE - In this April 20, 2018, file photo, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach speaks during a rally in Topeka, Kan. The American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday, June 19, 2018, agai...(AP Photo/Mitchell Willetts, File). FILE - In this April 20, 2018, file photo, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach speaks during a rally in Topeka, Kan. The American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday, June 19, 2018, agai...
    APNewsBreak: Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach unsuccessfully sought a governor's pardon for an executive of a company that donated to Kobach.More >>
    APNewsBreak: Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach unsuccessfully sought a governor's pardon for an executive of a company that donated to Kobach.More >>
  • Nielsen's career forever linked to family border separations

    Nielsen's career forever linked to family border separations

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:55 PM EDT2018-06-21 00:55:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen listens to President Donald Trump address members of the media before Trump signs an executive order to end family separations at the border, during an event in the Oval ...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen listens to President Donald Trump address members of the media before Trump signs an executive order to end family separations at the border, during an event in the Oval ...
    Homeland Security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is now the face of family separations at the U.S.-Mexico border.More >>
    Homeland Security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is now the face of family separations at the U.S.-Mexico border.More >>
  • Ivanka Trump stayed silent for days as border crisis mounted

    Ivanka Trump stayed silent for days as border crisis mounted

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:35 PM EDT2018-06-21 00:35:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Ivanka Trump listens during a meeting between President Donald Trump and Republican members of Congress on immigration in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Ivanka Trump listens during a meeting between President Donald Trump and Republican members of Congress on immigration in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Washington.
    Ivanka Trump, self-styled "force for good" in the administration, out of sight amid immigration crisis.More >>
    Ivanka Trump, self-styled "force for good" in the administration, out of sight amid immigration crisis.More >>
  • Ex-CIA employee pleads not guilty to hacking tool leak

    Ex-CIA employee pleads not guilty to hacking tool leak

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 6:34 PM EDT2018-06-20 22:34:23 GMT
    A former CIA employee has pleaded not guilty to charges he was behind a damaging leak about the agency's hacking operations.More >>
    A former CIA employee has pleaded not guilty to charges he was behind a damaging leak about the agency's hacking operations.More >>
  • Trump meets with lawmakers about ZTE deal opposed in Senate

    Trump meets with lawmakers about ZTE deal opposed in Senate

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 5:32 PM EDT2018-06-20 21:32:46 GMT
    President Donald Trump has met with lawmakers after the Senate moved to block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE Corp. to buy component parts from the U.S.More >>
    President Donald Trump has met with lawmakers after the Senate moved to block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE Corp. to buy component parts from the U.S.More >>
  • Lewandowski doubles down after comment about disabled child

    Lewandowski doubles down after comment about disabled child

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 5:26 PM EDT2018-06-20 21:26:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File). FILE - In this April 28, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump, left, watches as Corey Lewandowski, right, his former campaign manager for Trump's presidential campaign, speaks during a campaign rally in Washington Towns...(AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File). FILE - In this April 28, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump, left, watches as Corey Lewandowski, right, his former campaign manager for Trump's presidential campaign, speaks during a campaign rally in Washington Towns...
    Corey Lewandowski doubles down on 'wah wah' comment on girl with Down's Syndrome.More >>
    Corey Lewandowski doubles down on 'wah wah' comment on girl with Down's Syndrome.More >>
  • No clear plan yet on how to reunite parents with children

    No clear plan yet on how to reunite parents with children

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 5:26 PM EDT2018-06-20 21:26:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay). A boy stares out of a heavily tinted bus window leaving a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in McAllen, Texas. More than 2,300 minors have been separated from their families crossing the border to...(AP Photo/Eric Gay). A boy stares out of a heavily tinted bus window leaving a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in McAllen, Texas. More than 2,300 minors have been separated from their families crossing the border to...
    Trump administration officials have no clear plan on how to reunite some of the 2,300 minors separated from their families at the border as a result of a zero-tolerance policy of criminally prosecuting anyone...More >>
    Trump administration officials have no clear plan on how to reunite some of the 2,300 minors separated from their families at the border as a result of a zero-tolerance policy of criminally prosecuting anyone caught entering the U.S. illegally.More >>
  • Senate blocks Trump plan to cut $15B in unused spending

    Senate blocks Trump plan to cut $15B in unused spending

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:56 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:56:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., left, joined by Rep. Rick Allen R-Ga., walks to a closed-door GOP meeting in the basement of the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, June 7, 2018. The House on Thursday took u...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., left, joined by Rep. Rick Allen R-Ga., walks to a closed-door GOP meeting in the basement of the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, June 7, 2018. The House on Thursday took u...
    The Senate has blocked a White House plan to cut almost $15 billion in unused government money slated for children's health insurance and other programs.More >>
    The Senate has blocked a White House plan to cut almost $15 billion in unused government money slated for children's health insurance and other programs.More >>
  • Another test of loyalty looms over Trump's Minnesota visit

    Another test of loyalty looms over Trump's Minnesota visit

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:37 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:37:23 GMT
    (Dan Kraker/Minnesota Public Radio via AP, File). FILE - In this Monday, July 10, 2017, file photo, St. Louis County Commissioner and Duluth Police Lt. Pete Stauber announces that he will seek the Republican endorsement in the race to represent Minneso...(Dan Kraker/Minnesota Public Radio via AP, File). FILE - In this Monday, July 10, 2017, file photo, St. Louis County Commissioner and Duluth Police Lt. Pete Stauber announces that he will seek the Republican endorsement in the race to represent Minneso...
    President Donald Trump is heading to Minnesota to stump for a congressional candidate, but another test of GOP loyalty to the president looms large over his visit.More >>
    President Donald Trump is heading to Minnesota to stump for a congressional candidate, but another test of GOP loyalty to the president looms large over his visit.More >>
  • Veteran Republican strategist Steve Schmidt renounces GOP

    Veteran Republican strategist Steve Schmidt renounces GOP

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:32 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:32:23 GMT
    Veteran Republican strategist Steve Schmidt says he is renouncing the GOP, alleging failure by party's leaders in Congress to call out what he describes as President Donald Trump's corruption.More >>
    Veteran Republican strategist Steve Schmidt says he is renouncing the GOP, alleging failure by party's leaders in Congress to call out what he describes as President Donald Trump's corruption.More >>
  • Trump postpones Thursday's annual congressional picnic

    Trump postpones Thursday's annual congressional picnic

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:26 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:26:01 GMT
    President Donald Trump says he's postponing this week's picnic for members of Congress, saying the timing "doesn't feel right.".More >>
    President Donald Trump says he's postponing this week's picnic for members of Congress, saying the timing "doesn't feel right.".More >>
  • Senate changes rules following sexual misconduct scandal

    Senate changes rules following sexual misconduct scandal

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:14 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:14:07 GMT
    The Rhode Island Senate will require members to receive annual training after a senator was charged with extorting sex from a page earlier in the session.More >>
    The Rhode Island Senate will require members to receive annual training after a senator was charged with extorting sex from a page earlier in the session.More >>
  • Clarification: Commerce Secretary-Russian Company story

    Clarification: Commerce Secretary-Russian Company story

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:03 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:03:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). FILE - In this Monday, June 18, 2018, file photo, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross speaks at a National Space Council meeting in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Ross made a trade betting that the stock in a shippin...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). FILE - In this Monday, June 18, 2018, file photo, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross speaks at a National Space Council meeting in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Ross made a trade betting that the stock in a shippin...
    Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross denies that transactions of stock in shipping company involved insider trading.More >>
    Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross denies that transactions of stock in shipping company involved insider trading.More >>
  • Teen in 'Making a Murderer' asks high court to take his case

    Teen in 'Making a Murderer' asks high court to take his case

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:35 PM EDT2018-06-20 18:35:17 GMT
    The Supreme Court is being asked to take the case of a teenager who appeared in the Netflix series 'Making a Murderer'.More >>
    The Supreme Court is being asked to take the case of a teenager who appeared in the Netflix series 'Making a Murderer'.More >>
  • Methodists, prosecutors scold Sessions over border policy

    Methodists, prosecutors scold Sessions over border policy

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:25 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:25:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks at the National Sheriffs' Association convention in New Orleans, Monday, June 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks at the National Sheriffs' Association convention in New Orleans, Monday, June 18, 2018.
    More than 600 members of Attorney General Jeff Sessions' church are denouncing him over the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy.More >>
    More than 600 members of Attorney General Jeff Sessions' church are denouncing him over the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy.More >>
  • Trump stands firm on immigration policy, sees it as a winner

    Trump stands firm on immigration policy, sees it as a winner

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:14 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:14:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks in the Hall of Columns as he arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, to rally Republicans around a GOP immigration bill.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks in the Hall of Columns as he arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, to rally Republicans around a GOP immigration bill.
    Trump sees his immigration policy as a winner with voters ahead of midterm elections in spite of controversy over separating children and parents.More >>
    Trump sees his immigration policy as a winner with voters ahead of midterm elections in spite of controversy over separating children and parents.More >>
  • Border separations ripple through midterm campaigns

    Border separations ripple through midterm campaigns

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:54 AM EDT2018-06-20 15:54:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). Immigrant children play outside a former Job Corps site that now houses them, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Homestead, Fla. It is not known if the children crossed the border as unaccompanied minors or were separated from family me...(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). Immigrant children play outside a former Job Corps site that now houses them, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Homestead, Fla. It is not known if the children crossed the border as unaccompanied minors or were separated from family me...
    Searing images of children detained at the southern border are roiling politics ahead of midterm elections.More >>
    Searing images of children detained at the southern border are roiling politics ahead of midterm elections.More >>
  • Birthplace of singer, activist Nina Simone to be preserved

    Birthplace of singer, activist Nina Simone to be preserved

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:43 AM EDT2018-06-20 15:43:40 GMT
    (AP Photo, File). FILE- This Dec. 5, 1968 file photo shows jazz singer Nina Simone in London. The dilapidated wooden cottage in North Carolina that was the birthplace of singer and civil rights activist Nina Simone now has the protection of the Nationa...(AP Photo, File). FILE- This Dec. 5, 1968 file photo shows jazz singer Nina Simone in London. The dilapidated wooden cottage in North Carolina that was the birthplace of singer and civil rights activist Nina Simone now has the protection of the Nationa...
    The dilapidated wooden cottage in North Carolina that was the birthplace of singer and civil rights activist Nina Simone now has the protection of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.More >>
    The dilapidated wooden cottage in North Carolina that was the birthplace of singer and civil rights activist Nina Simone now has the protection of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.More >>
  • Lewandowski on girl with Down syndrome: 'Wah wah'

    Lewandowski on girl with Down syndrome: 'Wah wah'

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:34 AM EDT2018-06-20 15:34:17 GMT
    A former campaign manager for Donald Trump has created a stir by dismissing a story about a girl with Down syndrome with a sarcastic "Wah wah.".More >>
    A former campaign manager for Donald Trump has created a stir by dismissing a story about a girl with Down syndrome with a sarcastic "Wah wah.".More >>
  • Bolton: NK has 'dramatic choice,' talks will move quickly

    Bolton: NK has 'dramatic choice,' talks will move quickly

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:15 AM EDT2018-06-20 15:15:27 GMT
    President Trump's national Security adviser says North Korea is facing a "decisive and dramatic choice" on whether to give up its nuclear, chemical and biological weapons programs and ballistic missiles.More >>
    President Trump's national Security adviser says North Korea is facing a "decisive and dramatic choice" on whether to give up its nuclear, chemical and biological weapons programs and ballistic missiles.More >>
  • US leaving UN's Human Rights Council, cites anti-Israel bias

    US leaving UN's Human Rights Council, cites anti-Israel bias

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:43 AM EDT2018-06-20 14:43:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this Jan. 2, 2018, file photo, United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks to reporters at United Nations headquarters. Haley says the U.S. is withdrawing from UN Human Rights Council, cal...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this Jan. 2, 2018, file photo, United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks to reporters at United Nations headquarters. Haley says the U.S. is withdrawing from UN Human Rights Council, cal...
    U.S. leaving the U.N. Human Rights Council, which Ambassador Nikki Haley calls an organization "not worthy of its name".More >>
    U.S. leaving the U.N. Human Rights Council, which Ambassador Nikki Haley calls an organization "not worthy of its name".More >>
  • 'Papa! Papa!' Audio of children stokes rage over separation

    'Papa! Papa!' Audio of children stokes rage over separation

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:13 AM EDT2018-06-20 14:13:35 GMT
    (U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a U.S. Border Patrol agent watches as people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the...(U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a U.S. Border Patrol agent watches as people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the...
    An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking cries of small Spanish-speaking children being processed by U.S. officials stoked the uproar over the policy of separating immigrant children from their...More >>
    An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking cries of small Spanish-speaking children being processed by U.S. officials stoked the uproar over the policy of separating immigrant children from their parents.More >>
  • Trump administration pulls US out of UN human rights council

    Trump administration pulls US out of UN human rights council

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 9:13 AM EDT2018-06-20 13:13:46 GMT
    (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP, File). FILE - This is a Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2008 file photo, showing a general view of the Human Rights Room (Room XX) at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. Diplomats say the United...(Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP, File). FILE - This is a Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2008 file photo, showing a general view of the Human Rights Room (Room XX) at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. Diplomats say the United...
    The Trump administration is poised to announce its departure from the United Nations' main human rights body in its latest withdrawal from an international institution.More >>
    The Trump administration is poised to announce its departure from the United Nations' main human rights body in its latest withdrawal from an international institution.More >>
  • Sharpton, other leaders plan to visit children at border

    Sharpton, other leaders plan to visit children at border

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 7:05 AM EDT2018-06-20 11:05:00 GMT
    The Rev. Al Sharpton says a coalition of social justice leaders is planning "waves of visits" to immigrant children separated from their families at the U.S. border.More >>
    The Rev. Al Sharpton says a coalition of social justice leaders is planning "waves of visits" to immigrant children separated from their families at the U.S. border.More >>
  • Halting S.Korea-US drills risks weakening N.Korea deterrence

    Halting S.Korea-US drills risks weakening N.Korea deterrence

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:22 AM EDT2018-06-20 08:22:59 GMT
    (Kim Jun-bum/Yonhap via AP, File). FILE - In this March 12, 2016, file photo, Marines of the U.S., left, and South Korea wearing blue headbands on their helmets, take positions after landing on a beach during the joint military combined amphibious exer...(Kim Jun-bum/Yonhap via AP, File). FILE - In this March 12, 2016, file photo, Marines of the U.S., left, and South Korea wearing blue headbands on their helmets, take positions after landing on a beach during the joint military combined amphibious exer...
    Halting South Korea-US drills risks weakening allies' deterrence against North Korea.More >>
    Halting South Korea-US drills risks weakening allies' deterrence against North Korea.More >>
  • Trump takes swipe at South Carolina's Sanford in GOP meeting

    Trump takes swipe at South Carolina's Sanford in GOP meeting

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:34 AM EDT2018-06-20 06:34:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump, left, gestures as he walks with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., right, while leaving the U.S. Capitol in Washington after meeting with GOP leadership, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. ...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump, left, gestures as he walks with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., right, while leaving the U.S. Capitol in Washington after meeting with GOP leadership, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. ...
    President Donald Trump worked in a verbal jab at Rep. Mark Sanford during a meeting with House Republicans on Tuesday night.More >>
    President Donald Trump worked in a verbal jab at Rep. Mark Sanford during a meeting with House Republicans on Tuesday night.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump renews trade criticisms of Mexico, Canada

    The Latest: Trump renews trade criticisms of Mexico, Canada

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:32 AM EDT2018-06-20 06:32:06 GMT
    President Donald Trump gestures as he signs a "Space Policy Directive" during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence watches.  AP Photo/Susan Walsh)President Donald Trump gestures as he signs a "Space Policy Directive" during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence watches. AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
    The Latest: Escalating trade fight could soon slow US growth, economists say.More >>
    The Latest: Escalating trade fight could soon slow US growth, economists say.More >>
  • House Republicans turn up the heat in standoff with DOJ

    House Republicans turn up the heat in standoff with DOJ

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:12 AM EDT2018-06-20 06:12:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz testifies before a House Committee on the Judiciary and House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform joint hearing on'Oversight of the FBI and DOJ Actions in...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz testifies before a House Committee on the Judiciary and House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform joint hearing on'Oversight of the FBI and DOJ Actions in...
    House Republicans say the FBI hasn't adequately addressed the issue of bias within the agency, complain they haven't received some of the documents they've demanded.More >>
    House Republicans say the FBI hasn't adequately addressed the issue of bias within the agency, complain they haven't received some of the documents they've demanded.More >>
  • With eyes on midterms, Trump embraces immigration fight

    With eyes on midterms, Trump embraces immigration fight

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:23 AM EDT2018-06-20 05:23:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks in the Hall of Columns as he arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, to rally Republicans around a GOP immigration bill.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks in the Hall of Columns as he arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, to rally Republicans around a GOP immigration bill.
    President Donald Trump is stressing his hard-line immigration stance as he readies for a midterm election he views as a referendum on his protectionist policies.More >>
    President Donald Trump is stressing his hard-line immigration stance as he readies for a midterm election he views as a referendum on his protectionist policies.More >>
  • DC voters nominate mayor for another term, approve tips law

    DC voters nominate mayor for another term, approve tips law

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:06 AM EDT2018-06-20 05:06:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2017, file photo, District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser pauses during a news conference in Washington. On June 19, 2018, Bowser was Democratic Party nomination as she seeks a second term in off...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2017, file photo, District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser pauses during a news conference in Washington. On June 19, 2018, Bowser was Democratic Party nomination as she seeks a second term in off...
    Voters in Washington, D.C., nominate mayor for a second term, approve new system for paying tipped employees in bars and restaurants.More >>
    Voters in Washington, D.C., nominate mayor for a second term, approve new system for paying tipped employees in bars and restaurants.More >>
  • The Latest: AMA calls for an end to border separations

    The Latest: AMA calls for an end to border separations

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-06-20 05:05:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Capitol is seen in Washington, Friday, June 15, 2018. Calls are mounting on Capitol Hill for the Trump administration to end the separation of families at the southern border ahead of a visit from President Donald Tr...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Capitol is seen in Washington, Friday, June 15, 2018. Calls are mounting on Capitol Hill for the Trump administration to end the separation of families at the southern border ahead of a visit from President Donald Tr...
    Republican Rep. Bob Goodlatte of Virginia says lawmakers "need to do everything we can" to make sure children can stay with parents who cross the border illegally.More >>
    Republican Rep. Bob Goodlatte of Virginia says lawmakers "need to do everything we can" to make sure children can stay with parents who cross the border illegally.More >>
  • One-time rivals talk unity in race for California governor

    One-time rivals talk unity in race for California governor

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-06-20 05:05:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Vogel). California's Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, right, is joined by former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa at a news conference at Homeboy Industries on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in downtown Los Angeles. As rival Democratic candidate...(AP Photo/Richard Vogel). California's Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, right, is joined by former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa at a news conference at Homeboy Industries on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in downtown Los Angeles. As rival Democratic candidate...
    Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa are putting their rivalry behind them.More >>
    Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa are putting their rivalry behind them.More >>
  • California advances biggest US change to police use of force

    California advances biggest US change to police use of force

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-06-20 05:05:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). Assemblywoman Shirley Weber, D-San Diego, is congratulated by Pastor Les Simmons after her bill to limit police use of deadly force was approved by the Senate Public Safety Committee, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Sacramento, ...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). Assemblywoman Shirley Weber, D-San Diego, is congratulated by Pastor Les Simmons after her bill to limit police use of deadly force was approved by the Senate Public Safety Committee, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Sacramento, ...
    California would lead the U.S. in significantly changing the standard for when police can fire their weapons under legislation that has cleared its first hurdle.More >>
    California would lead the U.S. in significantly changing the standard for when police can fire their weapons under legislation that has cleared its first hurdle.More >>
  • House GOP steps up FBI criticism in wake of internal report

    House GOP steps up FBI criticism in wake of internal report

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-06-20 05:05:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz testifies before a House Committee on the Judiciary and House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform joint hearing on'Oversight of the FBI and DOJ Actions in...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz testifies before a House Committee on the Judiciary and House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform joint hearing on'Oversight of the FBI and DOJ Actions in...
    House Republicans are escalating their monthslong standoff with the Justice Department, saying the FBI hasn't adequately addressed bias within the agency and threatening to hold top department officials in contempt...More >>
    House Republicans are escalating their monthslong standoff with the Justice Department, saying the FBI hasn't adequately addressed bias within the agency and threatening to hold top department officials in contempt _ or even impeach them.More >>
  • US prepares for return of war dead remains from North Korea

    US prepares for return of war dead remains from North Korea

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-06-20 05:05:25 GMT
    U.S. officials: American military command in South Korea prepares for North Korea to turn over remains of an unknown number of U.S. or allied service members missing since the Korean War.More >>
    U.S. officials: American military command in South Korea prepares for North Korea to turn over remains of an unknown number of U.S. or allied service members missing since the Korean War.More >>
  • After query, Ross shorted stock in Kremlin-tied firm: report

    After query, Ross shorted stock in Kremlin-tied firm: report

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-06-20 05:05:23 GMT
    Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross made a trade betting that the stock in a shipping company with Russian-government ties would fall, a transaction coming just days after he learned of a possible negative news story...More >>
    Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross made a trade betting that the stock in a shipping company with Russian-government ties would fall, a transaction coming just days after he learned of a possible negative news story about his investment in the company.More >>
  • DC Mayor Bowser wins; voters OK pay shift for tipped workers

    DC Mayor Bowser wins; voters OK pay shift for tipped workers

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:43 PM EDT2018-06-20 02:43:53 GMT
    Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser has secured the Democratic Party nomination as she seeks a second term in office.More >>
    Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser has secured the Democratic Party nomination as she seeks a second term in office.More >>
  • Spanish royal couple visit White House to finish up US trip

    Spanish royal couple visit White House to finish up US trip

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 9:02 PM EDT2018-06-20 01:02:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump, second from right, and first lady Melania Trump, right, welcome Spain's King Felipe VI, second from left, and Queen Letizia, left, to the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 19, 20...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump, second from right, and first lady Melania Trump, right, welcome Spain's King Felipe VI, second from left, and Queen Letizia, left, to the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 19, 20...
    President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are welcoming Spain's King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia to the White House.More >>
    President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are welcoming Spain's King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia to the White House.More >>
  • Trump speaking at super PAC fundraiser at his DC hotel

    Trump speaking at super PAC fundraiser at his DC hotel

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 8:12 PM EDT2018-06-20 00:12:27 GMT
    Trump headlines first fundraiser for his biggest super PAC, keynoting the event at his hotel in Washington.More >>
    Trump headlines first fundraiser for his biggest super PAC, keynoting the event at his hotel in Washington.More >>
  • The Latest: EU says it's committed to Human Rights Council

    The Latest: EU says it's committed to Human Rights Council

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 8:04 PM EDT2018-06-20 00:04:23 GMT
    (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP, File). FILE - This is a Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2008 file photo, showing a general view of the Human Rights Room (Room XX) at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. Diplomats say the United...(Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP, File). FILE - This is a Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2008 file photo, showing a general view of the Human Rights Room (Room XX) at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. Diplomats say the United...
    Ambassador Nikki Haley says the United States is withdrawing from the U.N. Human Rights Council.More >>
    Ambassador Nikki Haley says the United States is withdrawing from the U.N. Human Rights Council.More >>
  • Cruz's flip-flop on family separation shows threat to GOP

    Cruz's flip-flop on family separation shows threat to GOP

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 7:43 PM EDT2018-06-19 23:43:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, listens to an answer to his question of Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz and FBI Director Christopher Wray testify during a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee to examine Ho...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, listens to an answer to his question of Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz and FBI Director Christopher Wray testify during a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee to examine Ho...
    Ted Cruz initially defended the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policies, but has since staged an about-face and proposed his own bill ending immigrant family separation.More >>
    Ted Cruz initially defended the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policies, but has since staged an about-face and proposed his own bill ending immigrant family separation.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump's campaign manager wants Sessions fired

    The Latest: Trump's campaign manager wants Sessions fired

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 7:04 PM EDT2018-06-19 23:04:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz testifies before a House Committee on the Judiciary and House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform joint hearing on'Oversight of the FBI and DOJ Actions in...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz testifies before a House Committee on the Judiciary and House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform joint hearing on'Oversight of the FBI and DOJ Actions in...
    President Donald Trump's campaign manager is calling for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to be dismissed.More >>
    President Donald Trump's campaign manager is calling for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to be dismissed.More >>
  • US commander warns against leaving Afghanistan too rapidly

    US commander warns against leaving Afghanistan too rapidly

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 7:02 PM EDT2018-06-19 23:02:21 GMT
    US Army commander nominated to take over U.S. operations in Afghanistan warns Congress that if America leaves the fight too rapidly, there is a risk Islamic State militants could merge with al-Qaida.More >>
    US Army commander nominated to take over U.S. operations in Afghanistan warns Congress that if America leaves the fight too rapidly, there is a risk Islamic State militants could merge with al-Qaida.More >>
  • New GOP plan: Hold kids longer at border _ but with parents

    New GOP plan: Hold kids longer at border _ but with parents

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 6:53 PM EDT2018-06-19 22:53:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Capitol is seen in Washington, Friday, June 15, 2018. Calls are mounting on Capitol Hill for the Trump administration to end the separation of families at the southern border ahead of a visit from President Donald Tr...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Capitol is seen in Washington, Friday, June 15, 2018. Calls are mounting on Capitol Hill for the Trump administration to end the separation of families at the southern border ahead of a visit from President Donald Tr...
    Calls mount for Trump to end family separations ahead of meeting with House Republicans.More >>
    Calls mount for Trump to end family separations ahead of meeting with House Republicans.More >>
  • Lawyer: Agent booted off Mueller team escorted from FBI HQ

    Lawyer: Agent booted off Mueller team escorted from FBI HQ

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 6:32 PM EDT2018-06-19 22:32:19 GMT
    An FBI agent removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's team because of anti-Donald Trump text messages has been escorted out of the FBI building.More >>
    An FBI agent removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's team because of anti-Donald Trump text messages has been escorted out of the FBI building.More >>
  • Sens. McCain, Coons urge Trump to withdraw migration nominee

    Sens. McCain, Coons urge Trump to withdraw migration nominee

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 5:45 PM EDT2018-06-19 21:45:28 GMT
    Republican Sen. John McCain and Democratic Sen. Chris Coons are calling on the Trump administration to withdraw its nominee to for a key position over his "lack of empathy" for immigrants.More >>
    Republican Sen. John McCain and Democratic Sen. Chris Coons are calling on the Trump administration to withdraw its nominee to for a key position over his "lack of empathy" for immigrants.More >>
  • White House deputy chief of staff to leave in July

    White House deputy chief of staff to leave in July

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 5:45 PM EDT2018-06-19 21:45:24 GMT
    The White House aide who led the planning for President Donald Trump's meeting last week with North Korea's Kim Jong Un has decided to leave the Trump administration to return to the private sector.More >>
    The White House aide who led the planning for President Donald Trump's meeting last week with North Korea's Kim Jong Un has decided to leave the Trump administration to return to the private sector.More >>
  • Lawsuit claims Kansas official exposed private voter data

    Lawsuit claims Kansas official exposed private voter data

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:44 PM EDT2018-06-19 20:44:57 GMT
    A civil rights group has filed a federal lawsuit against Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach challenging a multi-state voter registration database it claims exposed sensitive data of thousands of Kansas voters.More >>
    A civil rights group has filed a federal lawsuit against Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach challenging a multi-state voter registration database it claims exposed sensitive data of thousands of Kansas voters.More >>
  • Land deal ties Interior secretary's family, Halliburton boss

    Land deal ties Interior secretary's family, Halliburton boss

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:31 PM EDT2018-06-19 20:31:34 GMT
    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's family is involved in a land deal with the head of an energy services giant that has business with the Interior Department.More >>
    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's family is involved in a land deal with the head of an energy services giant that has business with the Interior Department.More >>
  • Trump defiant despite rising outrage over border separations

    Trump defiant despite rising outrage over border separations

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:24 PM EDT2018-06-19 20:24:05 GMT
    (U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, sit in one of the cage...(U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, sit in one of the cage...
    Trump defends without apology his administration's border policies despite rising outrage over separation of migrant children and parents.More >>
    Trump defends without apology his administration's border policies despite rising outrage over separation of migrant children and parents.More >>
  • Candidate criticized for poster of Wonder Woman lassoing cop

    Candidate criticized for poster of Wonder Woman lassoing cop

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:03 PM EDT2018-06-19 20:03:27 GMT
    The Kansas Democratic Party is calling for its lone candidate for state attorney general to drop out of the race because of a poster in her law office showing the superhero Wonder Woman pulling a lasso around a...More >>
    The Kansas Democratic Party is calling for its lone candidate for state attorney general to drop out of the race because of a poster in her law office showing the superhero Wonder Woman pulling a lasso around a police officer's neck.More >>
  • AP sources: Trump Jr cancels appearance at Bush fundraiser

    AP sources: Trump Jr cancels appearance at Bush fundraiser

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 3:33 PM EDT2018-06-19 19:33:34 GMT
    AP sources: Trump Jr. cancels appearance at fundraiser for younger Bush.More >>
    AP sources: Trump Jr. cancels appearance at fundraiser for younger Bush.More >>
  • The Latest: China 'underestimated' Trump, a key adviser says

    The Latest: China 'underestimated' Trump, a key adviser says

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:54 PM EDT2018-06-19 16:54:48 GMT
    The Latest: US financial markets plunge on worsening fears of trade fight.More >>
    The Latest: US financial markets plunge on worsening fears of trade fight.More >>
  • High court decision extends legal battle over gerrymandering

    High court decision extends legal battle over gerrymandering

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:35 PM EDT2018-06-19 16:35:36 GMT
    The Supreme Court's decision to avoid a definitive ruling about partisan gerrymandering shifts the focus to other states, most notably North Carolina.More >>
    The Supreme Court's decision to avoid a definitive ruling about partisan gerrymandering shifts the focus to other states, most notably North Carolina.More >>
  • Romania: human rights group slams secret phone tapping deal

    Romania: human rights group slams secret phone tapping deal

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:33 PM EDT2018-06-19 16:33:20 GMT
    A human rights group has criticized an agreement between Romania's intelligence agency and the high court, saying it raised questions about protecting ordinary citizens from potential abuse.More >>
    A human rights group has criticized an agreement between Romania's intelligence agency and the high court, saying it raised questions about protecting ordinary citizens from potential abuse.More >>
  • The Latest: Attorneys general demand family separation stop

    The Latest: Attorneys general demand family separation stop

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:55 AM EDT2018-06-19 14:55:24 GMT
    (U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, sit in one of the cage...(U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, sit in one of the cage...
    Trump defends without apology his administration's border policies despite rising outrage over separation of migrant children and parents.More >>
    Trump defends without apology his administration's border policies despite rising outrage over separation of migrant children and parents.More >>
  • Acting drug enforcement chief set to retire at end of month

    Acting drug enforcement chief set to retire at end of month

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:14 AM EDT2018-06-19 05:14:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2017, file photo, Drug Enforcement Administration Acting Administrator Robert Patterson speaks at a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington. A spokeswoman for the Drug Enforcement ...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2017, file photo, Drug Enforcement Administration Acting Administrator Robert Patterson speaks at a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington. A spokeswoman for the Drug Enforcement ...
    A spokeswoman for the Drug Enforcement Administration says the agency's acting administrator will be retiring at the end of June.More >>
    A spokeswoman for the Drug Enforcement Administration says the agency's acting administrator will be retiring at the end of June.More >>
  • Democratic ad slams Hawley over allegations against donor

    Democratic ad slams Hawley over allegations against donor

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:52:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File). FILE - In a Friday, May 25, 2018 file photo, Missouri Attorney General and Republican U.S. Senate candidate Josh Hawley takes questions from the media after touring the POET Biorefining ethanol plant, in Macon, Mo. A Dem...(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File). FILE - In a Friday, May 25, 2018 file photo, Missouri Attorney General and Republican U.S. Senate candidate Josh Hawley takes questions from the media after touring the POET Biorefining ethanol plant, in Macon, Mo. A Dem...
    A Democratic political action committee is targeting Republican Missouri Senate candidate Josh Hawley over allegations of play to play that involve a past top donor.More >>
    A Democratic political action committee is targeting Republican Missouri Senate candidate Josh Hawley over allegations of play to play that involve a past top donor.More >>
  • All 5 first ladies speak out on family separations at border

    All 5 first ladies speak out on family separations at border

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:46 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:46:35 GMT
    (AP Photo). This combination photo shows, from left, Hillary Clinton, Michelle Obama, Melania Trump, Rosalynn Carter and Laura Bush, who have independently expressed their concern about migrant children being torn from parents at the Mexico border.(AP Photo). This combination photo shows, from left, Hillary Clinton, Michelle Obama, Melania Trump, Rosalynn Carter and Laura Bush, who have independently expressed their concern about migrant children being torn from parents at the Mexico border.
    All 5 first ladies speak out on family separations at border in an unusual united political front expressing horror at children taken from parents.More >>
    All 5 first ladies speak out on family separations at border in an unusual united political front expressing horror at children taken from parents.More >>
  • Origins of family separation issue stretch back many years

    Origins of family separation issue stretch back many years

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:24 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:24:03 GMT
    (U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, rest in one of the cag...(U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, rest in one of the cag...
    How did US come to separate thousands of migrant children from their parents?.More >>
    How did US come to separate thousands of migrant children from their parents?.More >>
  • First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated

    First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated

    Monday, June 18 2018 2:53 PM EDT2018-06-18 18:53:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File). FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2017, file photo, first lady Melania Trump addresses a luncheon at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York. Trump "hates" to see families separated at the border and hopes "both sides o...(AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File). FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2017, file photo, first lady Melania Trump addresses a luncheon at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York. Trump "hates" to see families separated at the border and hopes "both sides o...
    First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated at the border, hopes country is one that 'governs with heart'.More >>
    First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated at the border, hopes country is one that 'governs with heart'.More >>
  • After Trump summit, Pompeo may return soon to North Korea

    After Trump summit, Pompeo may return soon to North Korea

    Monday, June 18 2018 2:53 PM EDT2018-06-18 18:53:00 GMT
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he may return to North Korea to continue nuclear discussions "before terribly long.".More >>
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he may return to North Korea to continue nuclear discussions "before terribly long.".More >>
  • Trump adviser Roger Stone reveals new meeting with Russian

    Trump adviser Roger Stone reveals new meeting with Russian

    Monday, June 18 2018 2:52 PM EDT2018-06-18 18:52:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2017, file photo, longtime Donald Trump associate Roger Stone arrives to testify before the House Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is ex...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2017, file photo, longtime Donald Trump associate Roger Stone arrives to testify before the House Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is ex...
    Special counsel examining a previously undisclosed meeting between longtime Trump confidante Roger Stone and a Russian figure who claimed to have dirty information on Hillary Clinton.More >>
    Special counsel examining a previously undisclosed meeting between longtime Trump confidante Roger Stone and a Russian figure who claimed to have dirty information on Hillary Clinton.More >>
  • Airport authorities detain 2 rights advocates in Yemen

    Airport authorities detain 2 rights advocates in Yemen

    Monday, June 18 2018 2:43 PM EDT2018-06-18 18:43:15 GMT
    Yemeni rights advocates are reporting that two of the country's most prominent activists have been detained and taken to an undisclosed location at an airport in western Yemen.More >>
    Yemeni rights advocates are reporting that two of the country's most prominent activists have been detained and taken to an undisclosed location at an airport in western Yemen.More >>
  • Justice Department deputy wins Supreme Court case

    Justice Department deputy wins Supreme Court case

    Monday, June 18 2018 2:34 PM EDT2018-06-18 18:34:07 GMT
    The Supreme Court has ruled for the Trump administration in a case about prison terms that was argued by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.More >>
    The Supreme Court has ruled for the Trump administration in a case about prison terms that was argued by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.More >>
  • In DC primary, minimum wage is the main topic of discussion

    In DC primary, minimum wage is the main topic of discussion

    Monday, June 18 2018 1:14 PM EDT2018-06-18 17:14:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, March 6, 2018, file photo, the sun peaks over the horizon next to the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial at daybreak along the Potomac River in Washington. Washington's primary is on Tuesday,...(AP Photo/J. David Ake, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, March 6, 2018, file photo, the sun peaks over the horizon next to the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial at daybreak along the Potomac River in Washington. Washington's primary is on Tuesday,...
    The mayor and congressional delegate may top the ballot in Washington D.C.'s primary on Tuesday, but the real drama for voters has to do with waiters, waitresses, bartenders and busboys.More >>
    The mayor and congressional delegate may top the ballot in Washington D.C.'s primary on Tuesday, but the real drama for voters has to do with waiters, waitresses, bartenders and busboys.More >>
  • Supreme Court rejects appeal from gay inmate in South Dakota

    Supreme Court rejects appeal from gay inmate in South Dakota

    Monday, June 18 2018 1:14 PM EDT2018-06-18 17:14:16 GMT
    The Supreme Court is rejecting an appeal from a gay death row inmate in South Dakota who says jurors were biased against him because of his sexual orientation.More >>
    The Supreme Court is rejecting an appeal from a gay death row inmate in South Dakota who says jurors were biased against him because of his sexual orientation.More >>
  • DC's public schools go from success story to cautionary tale

    DC's public schools go from success story to cautionary tale

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:04 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:04:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ashraf Khalil). Winston Clarke, the father of a Duke Ellington High School junior, speaks during a May 23, 2018, news conference in front of the school in Washington. Parents at the prestigious performing arts public school are in a fight wit...(AP Photo/Ashraf Khalil). Winston Clarke, the father of a Duke Ellington High School junior, speaks during a May 23, 2018, news conference in front of the school in Washington. Parents at the prestigious performing arts public school are in a fight wit...
    A series of public scandals, including one about rigged graduation rates, has damaged the reputation of the school system in the nation's capital, and it was just a year ago that the system's turnaround was held up...More >>
    A series of public scandals, including one about rigged graduation rates, has damaged the reputation of the school system in the nation's capital, and it was just a year ago that the system's turnaround was held up as a point of pride.More >>
  • Republicans risking conservative backlash over immigration

    Republicans risking conservative backlash over immigration

    Monday, June 18 2018 10:33 AM EDT2018-06-18 14:33:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Capitol is seen in Washington, Friday, June 15, 2018. The push toward immigration votes in the House is intensifying the divide among Republicans on one of the party’s most animating issues __ and fueling concerns th...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Capitol is seen in Washington, Friday, June 15, 2018. The push toward immigration votes in the House is intensifying the divide among Republicans on one of the party’s most animating issues __ and fueling concerns th...
    The push toward immigration votes in the House is intensifying the divide among Republicans, and it's fueling concerns that a voter backlash could cost the GOP control of the House in November.More >>
    The push toward immigration votes in the House is intensifying the divide among Republicans, and it's fueling concerns that a voter backlash could cost the GOP control of the House in November.More >>
  • Maryland Democratic primary has 2 black candidates leading

    Maryland Democratic primary has 2 black candidates leading

    Monday, June 18 2018 10:33 AM EDT2018-06-18 14:33:16 GMT
    With two leading candidates who have a shot at becoming Maryland's first black governor, the crowded Democratic gubernatorial primary reflects the state's changing demographics and the party's efforts to harness...More >>
    With two leading candidates who have a shot at becoming Maryland's first black governor, the crowded Democratic gubernatorial primary reflects the state's changing demographics and the party's efforts to harness diverse electorate around the country.More >>
  • The Latest: Laura Bush says immigration policy 'cruel'

    The Latest: Laura Bush says immigration policy 'cruel'

    Monday, June 18 2018 10:04 AM EDT2018-06-18 14:04:14 GMT
    (Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this June 15, 2018 file photo, Chris Olson, of Lake Wallenpaupack, Pa., holds a sign outside Lackawanna College where U.S. Attorney Jeff Sessions spoke on immigration policy and law enforcement ...(Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this June 15, 2018 file photo, Chris Olson, of Lake Wallenpaupack, Pa., holds a sign outside Lackawanna College where U.S. Attorney Jeff Sessions spoke on immigration policy and law enforcement ...
    First lady Melania Trump wades into emotional controversy over migrant children being separated from their parents, says US should govern 'with heart'.More >>
    First lady Melania Trump wades into emotional controversy over migrant children being separated from their parents, says US should govern 'with heart'.More >>
  • FBI agent removed from Russia probe is willing to testify

    FBI agent removed from Russia probe is willing to testify

    Monday, June 18 2018 8:53 AM EDT2018-06-18 12:53:03 GMT
    An FBI agent who was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's team after sending anti-Trump text messages says he's willing to testify before Congress.More >>
    An FBI agent who was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's team after sending anti-Trump text messages says he's willing to testify before Congress.More >>
  • Import now to beat tariffs on goods from China? It will cost

    Import now to beat tariffs on goods from China? It will cost

    Monday, June 18 2018 8:10 AM EDT2018-06-18 12:10:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File). FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, tractor-trailer trucks move cargo in shipping containers out of the Port of Savannah in Savannah, Ga. President Donald Trump announced Friday, June 15, 2018, that starting nex...(AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File). FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, tractor-trailer trucks move cargo in shipping containers out of the Port of Savannah in Savannah, Ga. President Donald Trump announced Friday, June 15, 2018, that starting nex...
    Companies might pay a premium to import certain goods from China before new tariffs kick.More >>
    Companies might pay a premium to import certain goods from China before new tariffs kick.More >>
  • Trump to nominate OMB official to lead consumer watchdog

    Trump to nominate OMB official to lead consumer watchdog

    Monday, June 18 2018 5:20 AM EDT2018-06-18 09:20:55 GMT
    Trump intends to nominate OMB associate director Kathy Kraninger to lead government's consumer watchdog agency.More >>
    Trump intends to nominate OMB associate director Kathy Kraninger to lead government's consumer watchdog agency.More >>
  • A trade war looms as Trump slaps tariffs on Chinese imports

    A trade war looms as Trump slaps tariffs on Chinese imports

    Monday, June 18 2018 4:50 AM EDT2018-06-18 08:50:09 GMT
    (Thomas Peter/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump China's President Xi Jinping arrive for the state dinner with the first ladies at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. Trump is clos...(Thomas Peter/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump China's President Xi Jinping arrive for the state dinner with the first ladies at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. Trump is clos...
    President Donald Trump has approved a plan to impose tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods.More >>
    President Donald Trump has approved a plan to impose tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods.More >>
  • Trump adviser Roger Stone reveals new meeting with Russian

    Trump adviser Roger Stone reveals new meeting with Russian

    Monday, June 18 2018 4:31 AM EDT2018-06-18 08:31:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2017, file photo, longtime Donald Trump associate Roger Stone arrives to testify before the House Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is ex...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2017, file photo, longtime Donald Trump associate Roger Stone arrives to testify before the House Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is ex...
    Special counsel examining a previously undisclosed meeting between longtime Trump confidante Roger Stone and a Russian figure who allegedly tried to sell him dirt on Hillary Clinton.More >>
    Special counsel examining a previously undisclosed meeting between longtime Trump confidante Roger Stone and a Russian figure who allegedly tried to sell him dirt on Hillary Clinton.More >>
  • Trump adviser says 'nobody likes' family separation policy

    Trump adviser says 'nobody likes' family separation policy

    Monday, June 18 2018 3:11 AM EDT2018-06-18 07:11:41 GMT
    (Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP). U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks on immigration policy and law enforcement actions at Lackawanna College in downtown Scranton, Pa., on Friday, June 15, 2018.(Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP). U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks on immigration policy and law enforcement actions at Lackawanna College in downtown Scranton, Pa., on Friday, June 15, 2018.
    A White House adviser is distancing the Trump administration from responsibility for a jump in the number of migrant children being separated from their parents by authorities at the U.S.-Mexico border.More >>
    A White House adviser is distancing the Trump administration from responsibility for a jump in the number of migrant children being separated from their parents by authorities at the U.S.-Mexico border.More >>
  • First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated

    First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated

    Monday, June 18 2018 2:31 AM EDT2018-06-18 06:31:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File). FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2017, file photo, first lady Melania Trump addresses a luncheon at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York. Trump "hates" to see families separated at the border and hopes "both sides o...(AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File). FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2017, file photo, first lady Melania Trump addresses a luncheon at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York. Trump "hates" to see families separated at the border and hopes "both sides o...
    First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated at the border, hopes country is one that 'governs with heart'.More >>
    First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated at the border, hopes country is one that 'governs with heart'.More >>
  • Giuliani says Trump could issue pardons after Russia probe

    Giuliani says Trump could issue pardons after Russia probe

    Monday, June 18 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-06-18 06:00:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.
    Rudy Giuliani says President Donald Trump has no plans to issue pardons now in the Russia investigation but could choose to do so once the special counsel's work is finished.More >>
    Rudy Giuliani says President Donald Trump has no plans to issue pardons now in the Russia investigation but could choose to do so once the special counsel's work is finished.More >>
  • Trump grumbles that North Korea deal not earning wide praise

    Trump grumbles that North Korea deal not earning wide praise

    Monday, June 18 2018 1:22 AM EDT2018-06-18 05:22:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this June 12, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Sentosa Island in Singapore. Trump credits his accord with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un with saving tens of millions from nuclear war...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this June 12, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Sentosa Island in Singapore. Trump credits his accord with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un with saving tens of millions from nuclear war...
    President Donald Trump credits his accord with North Korea's Kim Jong Un with saving tens of millions of people from nuclear war. Now he just has to get everyone else on board.More >>
    President Donald Trump credits his accord with North Korea's Kim Jong Un with saving tens of millions of people from nuclear war. Now he just has to get everyone else on board.More >>
  • Conservative wins Colombia's presidency in divisive election

    Conservative wins Colombia's presidency in divisive election

    Monday, June 18 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-06-18 04:12:26 GMT
    (AP Photos/Ricardo Mazalan, Fernando Vergara, Files). FILES - This combination of two May 27, 2018 file photos shows Colombian presidential candidates Gustavo Petro, left, and Ivan Duque, in Bogota, Colombia. Voters will choose between Petro, a leftist...(AP Photos/Ricardo Mazalan, Fernando Vergara, Files). FILES - This combination of two May 27, 2018 file photos shows Colombian presidential candidates Gustavo Petro, left, and Ivan Duque, in Bogota, Colombia. Voters will choose between Petro, a leftist...
    Voters in Colombia head to the polls Sunday to choose a leftist former guerrilla or a young conservative lawmaker to lead the nation as it implements a still fragile peace accord.More >>
    Voters in Colombia head to the polls Sunday to choose a leftist former guerrilla or a young conservative lawmaker to lead the nation as it implements a still fragile peace accord.More >>
  • Pelosi criticizes Trump pick to head consumer agency

    Pelosi criticizes Trump pick to head consumer agency

    Sunday, June 17 2018 10:51 PM EDT2018-06-18 02:51:56 GMT
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is questioning President Donald Trump's pick to head the government's consumer watchdog agency.More >>
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is questioning President Donald Trump's pick to head the government's consumer watchdog agency.More >>
  • Immigrants fleeing gangs prefer taking chance for US asylum

    Immigrants fleeing gangs prefer taking chance for US asylum

    Sunday, June 17 2018 9:42 PM EDT2018-06-18 01:42:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gregory Bull). In this June 13, 2018 photo, an organizer, foreground, speaks to families as they wait to request political asylum in the United States, across the border in Tijuana, Mexico. In Tijuana, Latin Americans fleeing drug violence in...(AP Photo/Gregory Bull). In this June 13, 2018 photo, an organizer, foreground, speaks to families as they wait to request political asylum in the United States, across the border in Tijuana, Mexico. In Tijuana, Latin Americans fleeing drug violence in...
    New directive from attorney general takes aim at immigrants fleeing Central American gang violence.More >>
    New directive from attorney general takes aim at immigrants fleeing Central American gang violence.More >>
  • The Latest: Ex-rebels want to meet with new Colombia leader

    The Latest: Ex-rebels want to meet with new Colombia leader

    Sunday, June 17 2018 9:40 PM EDT2018-06-18 01:40:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara). Ivan Duque, candidate of the Democratic Center party, thumbs up after voting during a presidential runoff election in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. Voters will choose between Duque and Gustavo Petro, a former lef...(AP Photo/Fernando Vergara). Ivan Duque, candidate of the Democratic Center party, thumbs up after voting during a presidential runoff election in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. Voters will choose between Duque and Gustavo Petro, a former lef...
    Colombia election results show Ivan Duque, the young conservative protege of a powerful former president, is poised to become the country's next president.More >>
    Colombia election results show Ivan Duque, the young conservative protege of a powerful former president, is poised to become the country's next president.More >>
  • Trump congratulates Hungarian leader who shares border views

    Trump congratulates Hungarian leader who shares border views

    Sunday, June 17 2018 4:52 PM EDT2018-06-17 20:52:38 GMT
    President Donald Trump is congratulating Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary on his recent re-election.More >>
    President Donald Trump is congratulating Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary on his recent re-election.More >>
  • Arizona Republicans brush off talk about McCain Senate seat

    Arizona Republicans brush off talk about McCain Senate seat

    Sunday, June 17 2018 4:30 PM EDT2018-06-17 20:30:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2017 file photo, Senate Armed Services Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz., pauses before speaking on Capitol Hill in Washington. A possible U.S. Senate vacancy in Arizona would be temporarily fil...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2017 file photo, Senate Armed Services Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz., pauses before speaking on Capitol Hill in Washington. A possible U.S. Senate vacancy in Arizona would be temporarily fil...
    Sen. John McCain's legacy was thrust into focus nearly one year ago when he announced his brain cancer diagnosis.More >>
    Sen. John McCain's legacy was thrust into focus nearly one year ago when he announced his brain cancer diagnosis.More >>
  • Trump holds chaotic news conference on White House lawn

    Trump holds chaotic news conference on White House lawn

    Sunday, June 17 2018 11:10 AM EDT2018-06-17 15:10:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on the North Lawn of the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on the North Lawn of the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump rarely gives wide-ranging news conferences, and when one came on Friday, it was sudden, unexpected and chaotic.More >>
    President Donald Trump rarely gives wide-ranging news conferences, and when one came on Friday, it was sudden, unexpected and chaotic.More >>
  • Ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort jailed ahead of trial

    Ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort jailed ahead of trial

    Sunday, June 17 2018 10:50 AM EDT2018-06-17 14:50:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Paul Manafort arrives at federal court, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Paul Manafort arrives at federal court, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.
    Onetime Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been sent to jail after a federal judge revoked his house arrest over allegations of witness tampering in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.More >>
    Onetime Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been sent to jail after a federal judge revoked his house arrest over allegations of witness tampering in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.More >>
  • Both Trump, critics find things to like in watchdog report

    Both Trump, critics find things to like in watchdog report

    Sunday, June 17 2018 9:02 AM EDT2018-06-17 13:02:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump and his critics are each cherry picking what they want to see from the findings of a Justice Department watchdog report.More >>
    President Donald Trump and his critics are each cherry picking what they want to see from the findings of a Justice Department watchdog report.More >>
  • Figures show about 2,000 minors separated from families

    Figures show about 2,000 minors separated from families

    Sunday, June 17 2018 6:20 AM EDT2018-06-17 10:20:39 GMT
    (Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP). Jonathan Wilson, 33, of Scranton, Pa., holds a sign outside of a Lackawanna College were U.S. Attorney Jeff Sessions spoke on immigration policy and law enforcement actions, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Scranton, ...(Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP). Jonathan Wilson, 33, of Scranton, Pa., holds a sign outside of a Lackawanna College were U.S. Attorney Jeff Sessions spoke on immigration policy and law enforcement actions, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Scranton, ...
    Nearly 2,000 children have been separated from their families at the U.S. border over a six-week period during a crackdown on illegal entries.More >>
    Nearly 2,000 children have been separated from their families at the U.S. border over a six-week period during a crackdown on illegal entries.More >>
  • Ex-rebel looks to defy odds in Colombia presidential race

    Ex-rebel looks to defy odds in Colombia presidential race

    Saturday, June 16 2018 11:21 PM EDT2018-06-17 03:21:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Martin Mejia). A supporter of Gustavo Pedro shows an old photo of the presidential candidate, third from left, surrounded by former squatters he helped organize as a clandestine militant in the 80's at "Bolivar 83" community in the town of Zi...(AP Photo/Martin Mejia). A supporter of Gustavo Pedro shows an old photo of the presidential candidate, third from left, surrounded by former squatters he helped organize as a clandestine militant in the 80's at "Bolivar 83" community in the town of Zi...
    Gustavo Petro began his ascent to the cusp of Colombia's presidency in this self-built barrio named after South American independence hero Simon Bolivar.More >>
    Gustavo Petro began his ascent to the cusp of Colombia's presidency in this self-built barrio named after South American independence hero Simon Bolivar.More >>
  • White House: Trump supports GOP leaders' immigration bill

    White House: Trump supports GOP leaders' immigration bill

    Saturday, June 16 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-06-16 23:22:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.
    The White House says President Donald Trump supports immigration legislation that he suggested earlier Friday he wouldn't sign.More >>
    The White House says President Donald Trump supports immigration legislation that he suggested earlier Friday he wouldn't sign.More >>
  • Texas governor's plan after school shooting meets pushback

    Texas governor's plan after school shooting meets pushback

    Saturday, June 16 2018 6:54 PM EDT2018-06-16 22:54:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay). Texas Gov. Greg Abbott waves to delegates as the arrives for the Texas GOP Convention, Friday, June 15, 2018, in San Antonio.(AP Photo/Eric Gay). Texas Gov. Greg Abbott waves to delegates as the arrives for the Texas GOP Convention, Friday, June 15, 2018, in San Antonio.
    Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says gun rights are safe on his watch amid pushback to some of his safety proposals after a high school shooting that left 10 people dead.More >>
    Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says gun rights are safe on his watch amid pushback to some of his safety proposals after a high school shooting that left 10 people dead.More >>
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